Destination guide

The beachside setting of Folly Beach is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Folly Beach. This city's surfing, fishing and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Folly Beach

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Folly Beach for its surfing and fishing. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Folly Beach a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ocean Course (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Splash Zone Waterpark (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Osprey Point Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Turtle Point Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • South Carolina Aquarium (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Patriots Point Links (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Folly Beach

Travellers enjoy Folly Beach for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Folly Beach

Travellers love Folly Beach for its beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunsets. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Folly Beach. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Folly Beach County Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • White Point Gardens (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Waterfront Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Charleston Waterfront Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Cannon Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Angel Oak Tree (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Folly Beach

The nearest airport is in Charleston, SC (CHS-Charleston Intl.), located 16.8 mi (27 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Folly Beach?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 3,859 vacation rentals near Folly Beach. From 2,760 houses to 982 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Folly Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Folly Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Folly Beach:

  • Sunset Point: 455 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Charleston: 764 vacation rentals
  • Vanderhorst Plantation: 520 vacation rentals
  • West Beach: 625 vacation rentals
  • Scanlonville: 40 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Folly Beach?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Folly Beach. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • South Carolina Aquarium: 3,925 vacation rentals
  • Wild Dunes Resort Golf Course: 3,080 vacation rentals
  • Morris Island Lighthouse: 4,276 vacation rentals
  • Patriots Point Links: 3,911 vacation rentals
  • Snee Farm Country Club: 3,144 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Folly Beach listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Folly Beach?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 2,760 Houses in Folly Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Folly Beach include:

  • Flats: 982 rentals available
  • Villas: 510 rentals available
  • Cottages: 155 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Folly Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,624 vacation rentals with pool available in Folly Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Folly Beach

    Isle of Palms
    1,353 holiday rentals
    3,735 holiday rentals
    Sullivan's Island
    864 holiday rentals
    Kiawah Island
    2,074 holiday rentals
    Mount Pleasant
    3,046 holiday rentals
    Seabrook Island
    1,320 holiday rentals
    178 holiday rentals
    66 holiday rentals
    1,140 holiday rentals
    80 holiday rentals
    721 holiday rentals
    Edisto Island
    1,712 holiday rentals
    2,133 holiday rentals
    North Charleston
    2,568 holiday rentals
    Johns Island
    4,166 holiday rentals
    161 holiday rentals
    Secessionville Historic District
    2,000 holiday rentals
    257 holiday rentals
    Goose Creek
    2,117 holiday rentals
    Wadmalaw Island
    4,669 holiday rentals